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heterologous

 [het″er-ol´o-gus]
1. made up of tissue not normal to the part.
3. possessing different alleles in regard to a given characteristic.
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het·er·ol·o·gous

(het'ĕr-ol'ŏ-gŭs),
1. Pertaining to cytologic or histologic elements occurring where they are not normally found.
See also: xenogeneic.
2. Derived from an animal of a different species, as the serum of a horse is heterologous for a rabbit.
[hetero- + G. logos, ratio, relation]
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heterologous

(hĕt′ə-rŏl′ə-gəs)
adj.
1.
a. Not corresponding or similar in position, value, structure, or function; not homologous.
b. Biology Relating to traits, such as organs or body parts, that do not correspond in structure or evolutionary origin.
2. Derived from a different species: a heterologous transplant; a heterologous gene.
3. Genetics Relating to chromosomes that do not normally pair during mitosis or meiosis.
4. Relating to cells or tissues that do not usually occur in a given part of the body: a heterologous tumor.
5. Immunology
a. Relating to a vaccine or serum that confers immunity against a pathogen that is not identical to but is immunologically related to the pathogen used to create the vaccine or serum.
b. Relating to an antigen and antibody that do not correspond to one another.

het′er·ol′o·gy (-jē) n.
het′er·ol′o·gous·ly adv.
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het·er·ol·o·gous

(het'ĕr-ol'ŏ-gŭs)
1. Pertaining to cytologic or histologic elements occurring where they are not normally found.
See also: xenogeneic
2. Derived from an animal of a different species; thus the serum of a horse is heterologous for a rabbit.
[hetero- + G. logos, ratio, relation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

heterologous

1. Derived from a different source.
2. Of a transfusion or transplant from a different species.
3. Of tissue not normally present at a particular site.
4. Of parts of different organisms that differ in structure.
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The differential diagnosis in any individual case depends on the morphologic features such as presence or absence of heterologous elements, sex cord like elements, and sarcomatous overgrowth.
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Likewise, the main differential diagnostic consideration of DDL in the breast is MBC with heterologous sarcomatous differentiation.
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Transfer of flagellin a antisera exhibited significant protective effect role against homologous strain PAK (83.33% survival, P < 0.01) but only has a partial protective role against heterologous strain PAO1 (25% survival, Figures 1(c) and 1(d)).
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